Wednesday, April 4, 9-10 pm, Joy of Resistance: Feminism in High School. Guests: Ileana Jimenez & her students

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Ileana Jimenez (, who teaches feminism at Elizabeth Irwin High School and some of her students--along with Joy of Reisistance (JOR) members, April 4th, WBAI lobby, after show appearance. Left to right: Ileana Jimenez; Feminist Teacher; Grace Tobin, H.S. Senior; Jasmine Burnett, JOR host; Dinayuri Rodriguez, H.S. Junior, Emma Stydahar, H.S. Junior; Carina Cruz, H.S. Junior; Fran Luck, JOR Executive Producer; Dora Friedman, JOR Intern.

Feminism is being taught in High School in New York City! Ileana Jimenez (, recipient of a Distinguished Fullbright Award inTeaching–and her students–will be guests on the next Joy of Resistance show. Ms. Jimenez will discuss the importance of feminism for High School students and her campaign to initiate teaching feminism in classes K-12. Her female students will talk about how discovering feminism has changed their lives, and male students will talk about how listening to girls’ experiences of street harassment & sexism has turned them into allies of girls. Students will talk about how multiple oppressions including sexism, racism and homophobia intersect in their lives. We’ll play a PSA the class produced about street harassment & sound from the International Anti-Street Harassment Week Rally on March 24 @ Judson Memorial Church.

Show will include the Worldwide Feminist News segment, Amanda Marcotte‘s repro rights podcast and your phone calls at (212) 209-2900. We’ll also send live twitter pictures as the show progresses and take your comments at

Joy of Resistance: Multicultural Feminist Radio at WBAI airs on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month, between 9 and 10 PM. We cover the ongoing worldwide struggle of women for full equality and human rights. You can phone us at (212) 209-2987. You can “tweet” us at . Programs stream live at where they are also archived for 90 days. WBAI broadcasts to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and is part of the Pacifica Radio Network, one of the few alternatives to the corporate-controlled media that dominate the airwaves–but it needs your financial support to continue broadcasting. Please consider going to and contributing whatever amount you can to help keep alternative radio alive. AND PLEASE SUPPORT US DURING FUND DRIVES. When you support WBAI during Joy of Resistance fund-drive programs you are also supporting the continuation of feminist programming at the station.Thank you for your support!

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